2G Internet


The scourge of online classes imposed due to the pandemic, exacerbated by slow 2G speed, has forced children to spend more time on the screen resulting in severe health problems.  Like others in her clan and community, Uzma Khan has come to reckon that screen is a new nanny for Kashmiri children grappling with campus deprivation and dozy indoor routine. Due to strife-induced uncertainty and frequent lockdowns, playing cartoons on smartphones to engage kids within…